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Moorefield Named Outstanding County Attorney of N.C.

Aug 05, 2019

Cumberland County Attorney Rick Moorefield has been named Outstanding County Attorney for 2019 by the North Carolina Association of County Attorneys. Moorefield was recognized at the association’s annual summer conference in New Hanover County in July.


Moorefield is the immediate past president of the state organization and was elected in July as the president of the National Association of County Civil Attorneys during the National Association of Counties (NACo) conference annual convention in Clark County, Nevada, in July.


Moorefield has served as county attorney since January 2010. He was previously the county manager and county attorney in Sampson County. He was also county attorney in Alamance and Macon counties.


“It was an honor to have received this recognition from my fellow county attorneys,” said Moorefield. “I am fortunate for the opportunity I have been given to help the board of commissioners and County staff provide the services they give to this great County.”


Moorefield holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a juris doctorate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also holds a master’s degree in public administration from UNC-Greensboro.